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Producer announces reduced NBSK pulp prices from February

27 Jan 2015 − In the fourth week of January, a pulp manufacturer gave his European customers notification of price cuts for NBSK pulp. He said that this move was attributable to the continued weakening of the Euro against the US...» more

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Substantial price cuts for publication paper in France

27 Jan 2015 − With just a handful of exceptions, the latest round of publication paper price negotiations ended with manufacturers forced to make more concessions in France. Buyers had the upper hand in a prevailing buyers’ market...» more

MWV and Rock-Tenn to merge

26 Jan 2015 − Rock-Tenn Company and MeadWestvaco Corporation have entered into a definitive combination agreement to create a leading global provider of consumer and corrugated packaging in a transaction with a combined equity value...» more

MWV to sell European tobacco folding carton business to AR Packaging

23 Jan 2015 − MeadWestvaco Corporation has signed a definitive agreement to sell its European-based tobacco folding carton business to AR Packaging Group AB for an undisclosed sum. » more

USW and four US paper manufacturers make move against “unfair” uncoated paper imports

22 Jan 2015 − China, Indonesia Brazil Portugal and Australia face allegations over cheap uncoated paper imports to the US.» more

Pantos and ICT quit cooperation in Germany

21 Jan 2015 − Industrie Cartarie Tronchetti has set up a new company in Germany to handle sales of tissue paper and products to German retailers. » more

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Coreboard production at Cartiera Olona down after fire

20 Jan 2015 − A major fire hit Italian coreboard producer Cartiera Olona. Production is since standing still and will be resumed on 26 January, said a company spokesperson.» more

Newsprint prices slashed in the UK at the beginning of 2015

20 Jan 2015 − Falling consumption and the exchange rate development sent newsprint prices in the UK tumbling. Improved newsprint prices were not affected as much as those for standard grades. » more

VPK Packaging on the brink of opening new Polish plants

15 Jan 2015 − VPK Packaging's two new plants in Poland will soon be opened. The company built a new corruagated packaging as well as a corruagted sheet plant.» more

Recycled containerboard off to a good start to 2015 in Germany

14 Jan 2015 − Industry sources report nearly non-stop production at German containerboard mills over the Christmas and New Year's holidays. » more